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, new hampshire, and ohio. in fact, he and president obama are both in columbus right now. the president also visiting wisconsin and iowa today. bruce springsteen is along for the ride on the president's plane and warming up the crowds for the commander and chief. president obama is asking his supporters don't give up on me now. but governor romney says the president has not delivered the change he promised. >> tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow. tomorrow we begin a better tomorrow. this nation is going to begin to change for the better tomorrow. your work is making a difference. the people of the world are watching. the people of america are watching. we can begin a better tomorrow tomorrow and with the help of the people in florida, that's exactly what's going to happen. >> governor romney is a very talented salesman. and in this campaign he has tried as hard as he can to repackage the same old bad ideas and make them out to be new ideas. and try to convince you that he is all about change. he is trying to convince that you these bad old ideas are change. listen, we know what change look
together. >>pat: up all night. >>neil: now, to the early voters in columbus, ohio, president obama is in that city right new and about to speak there. governor romney's campaign announcing they will be back in ohio tomorrow as pat reminded me that is not unprecedented but it is unusual. both sides are headed up to the buckeye state. and it is too close to call. but many are saying you may want to credit ohio republican senator bob portman who plays in each of the debate preparations the role of president obama and certainly in the debate that matters, the first one, well, it mattered, and the president elect romney owes this gentleman a good deal. senator, very good to you have. how is your state looking? >>guest: good. i love what pat said, he is right. the passion and the inering is on our side this year. i think that if you look at western pennsylvania and eastern ohio there are similarities because that is coal country and natural gas country and we are overperforming in eastern ohio and they are overperforming in western person a reason that pennsylvania is on the map so i am
war for ohio, then the church of north point in columbus is digging deep into its arsenal. >> you know, voting is a right, it's a privilege but it's also a responsibility. >> reporter: gail dudley is a minister here. >> there is a real exsouthment that even if they have already voted they're still excited. ♪ to the polls we're going to take our souls sotomayor. >> reporter: sunday was souls to the polls day during which van loads of voters were driven to the polling place where the long lines attested to the popularity of voting early. as of friday 1.6 million ohioans had done so. >> and we said listen, you have a right to vote. and we want to you exercise that vote. and have your voice heard. >> reporter: that's mallory kimball's mission. >> i've been doing this, you know, for over a year. >> reporter: an ohio state student and obama foot soldier, kimball is combing neighborhoods for like-minded voters and those who may need more persuading. >> it comes down to this date. so yeah, i feel lucky to live here and be able to vote here. >> reporter: i'm jeff johnson with the republican
is with the president near columbus ohio. we her from the president on job creation. how is he going after governor romney today? >>reporter: he says there are signs of progress 5.5 million job creates and he says that mitt romney lacks new ideas and that is returning to the ways of the past. here is the president in buckeye country in columbus area today. >> we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering ain't it. giving more power back to the biggest bangs, that is not change. another $5 trillion tax cut in favor of the wealthy, that's not change. refusing to answer questions about the details of your policies until after the election? that is not change. would report after running in 2008 as "hope and change" he is not crazy about governor romney saying he is the "change" candidate and the president calls governor romney a great salesman. >>shepard: the president invested a lost time in ohio is this the last time before tuesday? >>reporter: he is making the third of three stops in ohio today. we expect he will make stops in ohio saturday, sunday, and monday including cleveland
you there. i want to point to the columbus dispatch. the headline is -- mailings a nuisance for ohioans. those of any swing states are saying it every day, calling the number of mailings and the ads a nuisance at this point. let us go to mississippi, cecila on our line for democrats. good morning. caller: yes. our state will go more than likely to romney. where the poorest people and the nation, and this man is only for the very rich. i call him a very strong used car salesmen. he will tell you anything you want to hear. and he is going to tear this country up, just like he did those companies, and sought of two parts to china and anyone else. another thing, too, i am not surprised that evangelists are supporting them, because they have been riding a gravy train a long time. they get tax deductions -- they give tax deductions to give people that give money to them. to me it is a big welfare system and they do not want to see it end. and we have a country that is built on the middle class. this man does not care about the middle-class. he could care less. and that to me is wh
had reaction in the last hour where he was campaigning in columbus, ohio, down state from you, and let me play a quick sound bite we have been able to turn. >> today, our businesses have created nearly 5.5 million new jobs and this morning we learn ed that the companies have hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> so, ali, being that you are in ohio and perhaps the most critical swing state. i asked christine about the swing states burk, but i did noe enough time for an answer, but how are the people in ohio reacting to these numbers, because their jobs are generally good. >> well, you know, christine over me, but this is ohio a place troubled for years and decade. they had the second biggest steel producer after pittsburgh and then autos and autos started to take a hit in 2005. unemployment now is lower than the national average in ohio, in the rust belt. now a lot of things are going on here. natural gas, and the auto industry is back, and i'm in toledo where there is a jeep plant and i was in youngstown where the large gm plant exists. look at the
to recover from battleground fatigue. john yang, columbus, ohio. >> i am with her, let's just have a little bit of a breather. that is our broadcast tonight, thank you, i'm brian williams, we hope to see you for "rock center," and then back here for tomorrow evening. good night. >>> right now at 6:00, we're tracking rain across the bay area. jeff rannieri updates the forecast. >>> plus, new details in the death of the giants fan who was celebrating the world series. >> thanks for joining us on this thursday evening. >> she did it for the safety of your kids and it cost her her job. a veteran bay area school bus driver fired by durham bus services after raising concerns about mechanical problems with her bus. now, the driver said she was tankd because she spoke to the
. >>> president obama getting ready to speak at a rally in columbus, ohio. we'll go there when we see him. meanwhile, we're going to quickly which can in on three of the battleground states that we expect potentially decide this presidential election. let's start with ohio. its 18 electoral votes are crucial. you've heard it a million times by now. but history show that is republicans don't win the white house if they don't carry ohio. president obama won ohio back in 2008. george bush barely carried ohio in 2004. cnn's martin savidge joins us from cleveland. early voting, martin, very important for the president. how's it looking where you are in cleveland right now? >> reporter: well, at least the cnn poll of the early voters seem to be going very much in president obama's favor. let me point out something here. the early voting has finally come to an end in the state of ohio. the reason i say finally is it began october 2nd. it ended at 2:00 this afternoon. the complete tallies for the state are not up. but up until friday, 1.6 million early votes were cast. of that, 1.1 million were a
into columbus. >> we're going to do such an amazing thing on tuesday, aren't we? >> reporter: romney arguing he'll get staed on day one. >> i'm not going to waste any time complaining about my predecessor. >> reporter: back to the plane. we had to rally right before midnight tonight. and while we were inhe air with the governor, his interview on "monday night football." and a tough question. he's from michigan. but the governor is from massachusetts. line lions or patriots? >> it is patriots. >> reporter: 9:54, we landed in new hampshire. waiting for them, thousands. kid rock. >> election eve. one more concert from kid rock for mitt romney. then, their final pitch. >> i have loved hearing the voices of the women that i've heard. >> your votes and your work right here in new hampshire, will help me become the next president of the united states. >> reporter: big hopes from the romneys. they'll be voting here a short time from now. the steady stream already headed in. so many voters glad the day is finally here. to put the ads and the debates behind them. now, it's up to them to decide this razor
nation on earth. god bless you, ohio. >> president obama earlier today in columbus, ohio at a rally with bruce springsteen, jay-z, also mitt romney stopping in columbus just a few hours later. paul ryan is in vienna, ohio later tonight. governor romney is in cleveland tomorrow. president obama appearing tomorrow in ohio. deputy campaign manager stephanie cutter joins us now. your team keeps saying the governor is in pennsylvania now out of desperation but if he's got no shot there, why has your campaign been sending president clinton to pennsylvania in the home stretch? if the state is not in play, couldn't that time be put to better use somewhere else? >> well, president clinton has traveled through every single battleground state for us. we are enormously thankful. but we're not taking anything for granted. you know, pennsylvania has tightened, absolutely. if i were working on the romney campaign i would probably be giving it a shot, too. >> you don't think it's desperation for the romney campaign to go there? >> well, i think that -- well, you know, i did notice that their super
the results in boston. the republican nominee got a rocking reception in columbus, ohio. that they failed to deliver the change he promised. >> talk is cheap. and a record, it's real, it's earned. change can't be measured in speeches if measured in results. [ cheering ] >> reporter: romney said that his plan will deliver that change. >> the door to the brighter future is there. it's open. it's waiting for us. and i need your work, i need your help, i need your votes. the first returns are expected in these locations. for cbs news, the white house. >>> well, we now know who is behind the secret $11 million donation to defeat proposition 30. governor brown's tax hike plan. two conservative groups, the virginia based, americans for job security and the center to protect patient rights in arizona. the money donated anonymously was also used in support of prop 32. a measure to limit their campaign cash. >> transparency is the life blood of the democracy. the transactions behind this committee are the equivalent of passing a suitcase in a dark alley. >> the fair political practices commission s
, want time to recover from battleground fatigue. john yang, columbus, ohio. >> i am with her, let's just have a little bit of a breather. that is our broadcast tonight, thank you, i'm brian williams, we hope to see you for "rock center," and then back here for tomorrow evening. good night. breather. that is our broadcast tonight, thank you, i'm brian williams, we hope to see you for "rock center," and then back here for tomorrow evening. good night.
at columbus,, ohio. over the weekend i was talking with one of his senior advisors and i said "what do you have planned in these final days?" and he had a one-word answer and he said "praying." he laughed and said it with a smile but it reflected the underlying tension and uncertain any a race that could not be any closer. >> if you believe we can do better and if you believe america should be on a better course and if you're tired of being tired then i ask you to vote and work for real change. >> reporter: with the campaign in its final hours, romney's hitting four tossup states today after a weekend of crisscrossing the country as he tries to close out the race with the win. >> this is much more than our moment, it's america's moment of renewal and purpose and optimism and we've journeyed far and wide in this great campaign for america's future and now we're almost home. one final push is going to get us there. >> reporter: romney is still expressing confidence, but in ohio yesterday he acknowledged with a touch of humor the chance the president could win. >> if the president were to be
. >> and take a look at ohio. the president holds a two-point lead according to a "columbus dispatch" poll leading 50%-48%. also, "the denver post" finds the president leading mitt romney, 47%-45%. >> another reason to be disturbed. right now, willie, mitt romney should be ahead in colorado. he should be ahead -- i'm just saying, he should be ahead in colorado, in virginia. he should be ahead in north carolina. he should be ahead in florida. he is according to "the miami herald" poll. virginia and colorado are two states that really give me pause for the romney camp. >> especially virginia. let's pause for a moment and appreciate how close this race is. we just went through about ten polls all either tied or within the margin of error. >> today, 24 hours to go, you can look at the polls. it's okay. >> they matter. >> i would ask you, mark, about ohio. we've sat here for weeks and said this is really going to come down to ohio. that poll was two points. the president has had some polls over the last week that showed him with a bigger lead. where are you hearing this race is right now? >> it
in the mythical stories that we tell ourselves. they are myths that begin with in 1492, columbus sailed the ocean blue and tell how the pilgrims and indians gave thanks for a bountiful harvest over a turkey dinner but none of the lessons prepare students to deal with the duty which they will be charged with as american adults, how to become responsible citizens. joining my panel is seth andrew, founder and superintendent of democracy prep, public schools. i want to move our conversation a little bit. this close to the election, what i want to talk about as a teacher is not just what's going to happen in this election but what's going to happen going forward. when i was looking at these tests of national civic knowledge, i was completely freaked out. may of 2011, fewer than 5% are demonstrating advanced levels of knowledge. what kind of social studies are we teaching? >> we have a crisis when we think of the actual knowledge of our o our electorate. we have kids that get out of school and they can't determine truth from lies. we have to rethink civic education in america in a dramatic way. we thin
you do. its true group of professionals. i wanted to talk about the polls. columbus dispatch in ohio has it toss-up, in the president's favor. tribune in pennsylvania does a poll that showing it tied up in pennsylvania. tied in pennsylvania! that was supposed to be in the president's column all along. in new hampshire we're told tied 48-48, again these are the latest polls of likely voters. >> we are in a heck of race. most exciting race since 2000. you and i talked about this last week. that is this. we knew that the storm was going to change the way and prevent us from seeing what is going underneath the polling during the storm was misleading or hard to do, harder to do anyway. with the storm passed and the recovery underway and people moving on to the election and thinking we see the contour of the race substantially the way it was a week ago. independents and president but independents helping romney into a slight lead. this race is very much alive going counsel to the wire with romney closing strong. >> let's talk about the independents, two polls today, politico and abc news s
at east from columbus circle, from this height and daylight, the city looks normal, right? but since the storm, four days now, this is manhattan when the sun goes down. it is dark, electricity is out for much of the city. and it is going to be like this for at least another night. con edison says millions of people should have power restored this weekend. outside the city, much of new jersey and connecticut, lights could be off until late november. >> give me that. >> people in new york getting desperate now for drinking water, filling containers from fire hydrants and then there is the gas problem. filling stations there running out of it. people are waiting for hours in their cars and on foot. some stations that still have gas and electricity are pumping, they're rationing whatever fuel they have left. police now are posted to keep impatient customers from now jumping the line. one new york hospital went into emergency overdrive monday night when the storm suddenly shut off power, filled the elevators with water. they had 260 patients, including newborns. they had to get them out r
columbus. the first lady michelle obama is campaigning in virginia today. at 5:30 eastern, we will take you to petersburg where she will be speaking with supporters. tonight on c-span, mitt romney and paul brian will be joined by their wives for a rally in west chester, ohio. another big names are appearing including condoleezza rice and senator john mccain this evening at 7:30 eastern and we will have that live on c-span. while we wait to hear from president obama in ohio, part of this morning's "washington journal," good morning to you. i want to assure you that 2012 battleground map we have been featuring for the last week or so here on the "washington journal." assuring the swing states in this election. this morning on the washington journal, we want to hear from the voters in the non-yellow states. everyone else in a blue, give us a call. we want to hear what you think about campaign 2012. our phone lines are open. we have already been getting a few comments on facebook. we want to start of christopher's from minnesota, he writes in, the electoral college needs to go away. john from m
now headed to republican territory in that state. the stop is in lima outside of columbus. his third event of the day in a county that senator john mccain won in 2008 with 60% of the vote. kristen welker is traveling with the president. she joins us now. as i mentioned, lima, 60% of that vote went to john mccain. is the president tailoring his message different than what we heard today, kristen? >> reporter: good afternoon, tamron. i think we will hear a similar message in lima we heard during the president's first two stops today. he's talking about the fact he had improvements and the latest unemployment report to make that argument, but he's really focusing on the auto bailout, the auto industry specifically slamming mitt romney for his recent claims that jeep is shipping jobs to china. the president said the companies themselves have told governor romney to knock it off. it's worth noting that papers in this area have come out and said that those claims are false. the romney campaign continues to stand by their ad that says the auto bailout will lead it to shipping jobs overseas.
to the tod on new library. they are going to be there at 11:00. ceremony is taking place at columbus and lombard. they will celebrate from performance beach blanket babylon. construction of the new branch is funded by $106 million voter approved bond measure. >> terry: new this morning, san mateo city council on monday will consider three options for regulating noisy leaf blowers, there is a ban on blowers to a ban on the noisy ones and heighten the existing ordinance. right now they are ban order sundays and health. >> coming up the underwhelming response to apple's ipad mini a popular product. find out what happens when you drop one. let's take a live look outside from rooftop down at the studios. near the embarcadero where you can see treasure island and bay bridge. you can see clouds but sunshine and maybe record heat on the way. lisa has the details comin [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here
right now. governor romney really has to rack up the count on his side of things. yesterday in columbus urging his supporters at a rally to get out there and get everyone they can get to the polls. here he is. >> some of you have been successful in convincing your neighbors to vote for paul ryan and me and i thank you for that. now let's make sure that everyone we know gets out to vote on times you're here because you care about america. this campaign is about america and about the future that we're going to leave to our children. we thank you and we ask to you stay at it all the way until victory on tuesday night is clear. >> for governor romney today will be all about two things. how the independents break and what kind enthusiasm there is out there for conservatives to get to the polls. i thought mike huckabee said something interesting this weekend when he said in terms of conservative enthusiasm in this country look back on the chick-fil-a controversy, who thought that so many people would line up around the block for a chicken sandwich? imagine what they'll do when it comes to vot
on the cabs. there is gridlock as bad as we have ever seen in manhattan. look at this. this is columbus circle south of central park on the west side earlier today. one massive traffic jam largely caused by the crane which is still dangling over 57th street and closed off the region, about a seven-block area around there. jason carroll is joining me from the queensboro bridge that connects manhattan and queens. what's the latest in terms of people trying to get in to manhattan. i has been a nightmare for them all day, jason. >> reporter: you are right. it has been a frustrating day for commuters. we have been watching throughout the day, not just here at the queensboro bridge but downtown at the brooklyn bridge. a few stragglers are making the late-night trek across the queensboro bridge trying to get out of manhattan. we have been seeing this all day throughout the day. thousands of people moving in and out of the city, unable to take a train or subway because they weren't up and running. the buses were running and are running, at least in this section of the city. you can see the line here,
. in columbus, they are urging that their members are allowed inside the polling place, which would create chaos. i have not heard many reports in the cleveland of people challenging voters in early voting. there is only one site in cleveland, so it is easy to keep track of what is happening, but on election day, there will be a lot of different sites. >> people in florida have reportedly waited as long as eight hours to vote early, causing state officials to file a lawsuit because of inadequate facilities. one official said that these long lines amounted to voter suppression. >> what is happening in this country cannot be allowed. >> let us vote! >> that is florida. talk about florida and then bring it back to ohio. we have this video of the investigative journalist in montgomery county, the early voting lines that snake through this one area. the line is endless, and yet, there were only a few hours too early boat. >> it is looking a lot like 2008. what the republicans did, they cut down the early voting hours, including the sunday before the election, when black churches historic immobilize t
healthcare to learn about medicare plans that may be right for you. call now. ♪ >>> downtown columbus now. we're back in ohio, and the biggest prize in next week's election, well, prepare yourselves, everyone. look at the results of five -- this is five national polls. all of these poll takers talked to voters just within the last week. look at this. look at how close they are. note that many numbers are similar, are within a point, 48 here, 47 there, this is just more proof that the presidential race looks like it is going to be headed to a photo finish. so when the race is this tight, election day this close, i mean, what do the campaigns concentrate on? it really all boils down to, i'm sure gloria borger, our chief political analyst, it is a numbers game, gloria. >> yeah. >> she's in washington. yeah, so it boils down to numbers, right? >> it does. it boils -- it boils down to turnout. when you look at those national poll matchups, you know this, don, that's not really what we're looking at. because national polls include states that are very red and include states that are very blue. you're looki
to float. and it is not floating. the "columbus dispatch fact check" says, "oh, boy."
that columbus area. guest: columbus the state capital is where the ohio state is, that has become the key swing area of the state. it is growing. it has younger voters. it is a fluent. it is in an area that the previous bush's had one. but president obama made it flipped and took it by several percentage points. i think you are seeing a lot of attention in going there. this weekend, president obama will be finishing topping off his ohio campaigning in central ohio. in the past tv of cycles, we have seen the democratic candidate come up in northeast ohio and try to make that pushed. i think he is comfortable with the get out to vote efforts. he ought to go down -- he has to appeal to the swing areas. more independent voters. and you had this educated, affluent group, the base around ohio state university. and that has been critical. in the end, if you show that map, ohio is broken up, we have said it for years into 5 ohios. those five areas, plus some of the border areas, we have about seven media markets. it makes a very expensive to campaign here. in gubernatorial races and some presidential r
)" >> brown: the president made three stops in the buckeye state, starting in hilliard, just outside columbus. >> in 2008, we were in the middle of two wars and the worst economic crisis since the great depression. and today, our businesses have created nearly five and a half million new jobs. and this morning, we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. ( applause ) >> brown: and the trend line seemed promising, as well. since july, the economy has added an average of 173,000 jobs per month, up from just 67,000 a month in the spring. at the same time, though, the unemployment rate ticked up a tenth of a point in october to 7.9% as more people began looking for work again. in west allis, wisconsin, the president's republican challenger, mitt romney, focused on that number, insisting again, "we can do better." >> he said he was going to lower the unemployment rate down to 5.2% right now, and today we learn it's actually 7.9%, and that's nine million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took of
into the poll, they're tied among independents. the president is doing very well in cleveland and columbus, where he has to do well. governor romney's doing pretty well down here in the southwest corner of the state where i am and in the rural areas. where he needs to do well. both candidates are doing well where they need to do well. now they're just trying to turn up the energy and turn up the intensity which is why they're both here in the state today. they will both be back in the state today. if you look deep into our poll, you have a classic dead heat in the classic swing state. >> david, you were saying a couple days ago you thought the president was an odds-on favorite to win. do you still feel that way? >> i do, anderson. i think his turnout operation is better in some of these states than mitt romney's but if you look at the overall battleground states now, look at the top ten battleground states, the polls show or the average of polls show that the president is clinging to a small lead in eight out of the ten battleground states. mitt romney is only ahead in two. that would put
of a struggle. susan, thank you very much indeed. >>> joining me now from columbus, ohio, is general wesley clark, an obama supporter, former nato supreme allied commander. general, welcome back. >> thank you, piers. >> all the action now is heading to ohio. almost everyone who is anyone is down there, including your good self. the polls are very, very tight, showing very marginal lead for the president in most of the ones i've seen but with the margin of difference, you could almost say it's a tie. how are you seeing it down there on the ground? >> well, there's a lot of emotion, there's just thousands of volunteers out here. there's a ground game. we feel very good about the ground game, by the way. our volunteers are charged up. we've been working this for three and a half years. we knew it would come down to this. we were prepared for it. and we've fought to keep the polls open and make the ground game possible. >> i read yesterday, i think again it was nate silver who said that if romney was to lose ohio, he would have just a 3% chance of winning the election. conversely, if barack oba
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